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Installed VMware vSphere CLI but Perl is missing

Hi,

I installed VMware vSphere CLI and it keeps opening a window asking for a program to run. I read it needs perl.exe which is not in the folder. I do have a perl folder under vmware but no bin folder. I searched the entire computer for perl.exe and it's not even on my pc.

What do I need to do?

Thanks,

Rick

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Hi Rick ,

you have to install a perl distribution first. Perl is not included in vSphereCLI anymore.

I tested Active Perl . After the installtion of Active Perl i had to install an additional module :

ppm install XML-LibXML

If you have problems to execute a command try the complete path like this :

c:\perl64\bin\perl.exe esxcfg-mpath.pl --server esx01.lab.local --username root --password password -l

Good Luck

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